|Awarded On||December 05, 2012|
|Title||Cancer Communication Interventions to Increase HPV Vaccination among Hispanic Adolescents|
|Award Mechanism||Individual Investigator|
|Institution/Organization||The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston|
|Principal Investigator/Program Director||Maria E Fernandez|
|Cancer Sites||Cervix Uteri|
Lay Person’s Summary This proposed study will extend an ongoing CPRIT-funded HPV vaccination study testing the effectiveness of two educational interventions for parents to increase HPV vaccination uptake among Hispanic girls. We propose new aims that address innovative research questions related to message development, delivery approaches, and effectiveness in increasing vaccination among boys (in response to the 2012 HPV vaccination recommendation). This study leverages important research infrastructure developed during the ongoing CPRIT-funded HPV vaccination intervention trial. First, we will complete follow-up of participants’ uptake among Hispanic girls ages 11-17 (Renewal Aim). We ...